Natural, Sharp and Flat Notes of the `Ukulele Fingerboard - C Tuning

A chart in standard music notation of the natural, sharp and flat notes of the ukulele fingerboard.

Published: Sep 23, 2005 Updated: Sep 23, 2005

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Standard music notation, the natural, sharp and flat notes of the ukulele fingerboard for C tuned ukuleles. Covers both high C and low G tuning variations.

Tuning Variations

C Tuning comes in two versions where string four is either tuned to "G", a major second below string one or low "G", where string four is is a  perfect fifth below string three - middle C.

The PDF contains both the high "G" and low "G" C tuning variations.

Both natural, sharp and flat notes are shown from the open strings to fret (12)

C Tuning

Any tuning is possible on a ukulele as long as the construction supports it and a string is available.

C Tuning is the most common tuning used today.

C Tuning, High "G"

C-shape-C_tuningC Tuning - For Soprano, Concert and Tenor ukulele. The same as the higher four strings of a standard tuned guitar with a capo at the fifth fret with string four "G" one octave higher.

For setting up music notation programs like Finale and Sibelius this tuning is:
MIDI: G = G3, C = C4, E = E4, A = A4
C4 is middle C.

C Tuning, Low "G"

C-shape-C_tuningLow 'G', C Tuning - For Soprano, Concert and Tenor ukulele. Same as Key of "C" Tuning but with string four one octave lower. This is the same as placing a capo at the fifth fret of a standard tuned guitar.

For setting up music notation programs like Finale and Sibelius this tuning is:
MIDI: G = G4, C = C4, E = E4, A = A4
C4 is middle C.


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